CMS Measure ID:
Percentage of patients 3-17 years of age who had an outpatient visit with a Primary Care Physician (PCP) or Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) and who had evidence of the following during the measurement period. Three rates are reported.
- Percentage of patients with height, weight, and body mass index (BMI) percentile documentation
- Percentage of patients with counseling for nutrition
- Percentage of patients with counseling for physical activity
Initial Patient Population:
Patients 3-17 years of age with at least one outpatient visit with a primary care physician (PCP) or an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) during the measurement period
Equals Initial Population
Patients who have a diagnosis of pregnancy during the measurement period.
Exclude patients whose hospice care overlaps the measurement period.
Numerator 1: Patients who had a height, weight and body mass index (BMI) percentile recorded during the measurement period
Numerator 2: Patients who had counseling for nutrition during the measurement period
Numerator 3: Patients who had counseling for physical activity during the measurement period
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Nutrition and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents Print
Modified on: Mon, 8 Apr, 2019 at 1:23 PM
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